“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
Shanghai staged a grand fireworks display to kick-off the opening of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The event was definitely one for the books. And because of that, mixed reactions were heard about the crowd turnout and the location of the fireworks display.
The Chinese people came together to mourn the victims of the Yushu Earthquake. Expo volunteers, students, and online portals contributed in their own ways.
Children’s writer Zheng Yuanjie proposes a Yushu Earthquake Memorial Hall for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo to grieve for the victims. Netizens give him a piece of their mind.
Summary of interesting points and the English-language China blogs mentioned in the recent BON TV David Moser interview with Jeremy Goldkorn and Michael Anti.
A review and comparison of well-known English-language blogs about China that emphasize translation of original Chinese news, information, and content. Which is the best? The worst?
Chinese people share their experiences of Han (China’s ethnic majority) discriminating against Tibetans or Uighurs (ethnic minorities). One offers a solution.
Take a sneak peak of the massive parade being planned & rehearsed in Beijing for the People’s Republic of China’s upcoming 60th Anniversary on October 1, 2009.
Song You believes his brother’s name has been written incorrectly on his county’s monument to revolutionary martyrs. For thirty years he’s appealed to the local authorities without resolution.